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#3273704 - 06/22/13 08:20 PM Anyone buy'n/build'n a new squirrel gun ??
FOX FIRE
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If so what ??

I've been work'n on a 10-22, so far bought a better trigger set up, now think to do some barrel work, want it to be a real deal squirrel shooter.

Love me some squirrel hunt'n.
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#3275018 - 06/24/13 09:36 PM Re: Anyone buy'n/build'n a new squirrel gun ?? [Re: FOX FIRE]
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I have several but feel the cz is the perfect. weighs less than 6 pounds, adjustable trigger and deadly accuracy. i hunt a ton of tourneys and they are the dominant gun for sure, the 10/22's have a major flaw. to be the at the right weight, they have only marginal accuracy. to get them accurate (heavy barrel) they are too heavy to tote and aim quickly in a real early season environment. here are a few of the 25 or so limits i have taken with my cz, and one i took with a sub 5 lb browning bl 22. it is much easier with the cz for sure, lol










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#3283392 - 07/05/13 09:58 PM Re: Anyone buy'n/build'n a new squirrel gun ?? [Re: redblood]
FOX FIRE
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Sorry about not get'n back sooner, actualy just forgot.

I wanted .22 auto to hunt with & tried every one & could get my fat fingers on & they all had crummy triggers on them,the only one that had the after market support (and options for a better trigger) was the 10-22, but in all honesty I'd rather shoot a Marlin model 60, & have since found a fix for that trigger also, so the 10-22 mite get sold.

I'm a CZ fan also but even the auto they produce has a sloppy trigger & not much for a fix for it, but thers sevral fixes for the 452 , just wait'n on a good deal on the rite scope & its ready for fall.


Edited by FOX FIRE (07/05/13 09:59 PM)
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#3311494 - 08/04/13 12:48 PM Re: Anyone buy'n/build'n a new squirrel gun ?? [Re: FOX FIRE]
redblood
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i bought my cz 452 in august 1999, before a big squirrel tourney. best decision ever made. my factory 452 trigger is set around 2 3/4 lbs.
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#3311564 - 08/04/13 02:21 PM Re: Anyone buy'n/build'n a new squirrel gun ?? [Re: redblood]
FOX FIRE
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CZ's are the love machines, for the money ther hard to beat.
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#3311972 - 08/04/13 09:05 PM Re: Anyone buy'n/build'n a new squirrel gun ?? [Re: FOX FIRE]
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Got me a new Marlin .17 last winter.
Gonna break it down on some squirrels this year.

Definately gotta get head shots though.
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#3312120 - 08/04/13 10:43 PM Re: Anyone buy'n/build'n a new squirrel gun ?? [Re: RUGER]
CountryBoy053
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I bought me a 10/22 last year. And a decent scope BSA I believe. And it was dialed in good at 50 yards. But a buddy got a new gun and couldn't find a scope, so I loaned it to him, and he ended up buying it. I just got a new barska plinkster scope, but yet to sight it in, mostly because I'm thinking about find some sort of bolt action .22
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#3312455 - 08/05/13 11:24 AM Re: Anyone buy'n/build'n a new squirrel gun ?? [Re: CountryBoy053]
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Here is my Model 60, just sighted in yesterday... still needs to be re-blued because of some surface rust, but it works and for $50 I could not pass it up (thanks again Redblood)

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#3316421 - 08/08/13 07:29 PM Re: Anyone buy'n/build'n a new squirrel gun ?? [Re: catman529]
FOX FIRE
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Love a Marlin model 60, one of my all time favorite guns, you cant wear'm out & they shoot great, killer score catman.
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#3316445 - 08/08/13 07:46 PM Re: Anyone buy'n/build'n a new squirrel gun ?? [Re: FOX FIRE]
Inkstainz
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ya that is a great deal catman I wouldn't have passed it up either.
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